Copper beads spring a surprise in Megalithic excavation
published on 02 March 2012
As part of the second phase of excavation of the Megalithic sites in the district, more earthen burial urns (nannagadis) have been unearthed near Ramakkalmedu. The megalithic urn excavated from Thovalappady near Ramakkalmedu in Idukki district on Saturday... [continue reading]
Posted by on March 2, 2012, 11:00.
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The act of placing the corpse of a dead person under earth, sometimes in the expectation that the soul of the individual so buried will more easily reach the after-life (supposed to exist underground) and usually marking the grave with a stone or marker bearing the person’s likeness and/or name and, sometimes, an inscription. Burial of the dead... [continue reading]